Descendants Of Major Thomas Massie Hold Huge Family Reunion At Pharsalia

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Don Warner of Lexington, SC points out the family tree to a Massie relative
@2014 Blue Ridge Life : Photos By BRL Photographer Shay Munroe : Countless generations of the late Major Thomas Massie pose for a picture in front of his former home this past Saturday afternoon  - June 28, 2014. Most now know the plantation as Pharsalia.
@2014 Blue Ridge Life : Photos By BRL Photographer Shay Munroe : Countless generations of the late Major Thomas Massie pose for a picture in front of his son’s (William) former home this past Saturday afternoon – June 28, 2014. Most know the plantation as Pharsalia. Click on any photo to enlarge.

Tyro
Nelson County, Virginia

Generations of the late Major Thomas Massie gathered Saturday, June 28th 2014 at Pharsalia. They came from all over the country to reconnect and share family stories during the reunion. Major Massie lived from 1747 to 1834. Pharsalia was built by Major Massie in 1814 as wedding gift to his son William.

Don Warner of Lexington, SC points out the family tree to a Massie relative.
Don Warner of Lexington, SC points out the family tree to a Massie relative.
Descendants of the late Major Thomas Massie reflect out the window from one of the outbuildings at Pharsalia in Tyro, Virginia during a huge family reunion - Saturday - June 28, 2014.
Descendants of the late Major Thomas Massie reflect out the window from one of the outbuildings at Pharsalia in Tyro, Virginia during a huge family reunion – Saturday – June 28, 2014.
Massie descendants look over memorabilia during the family reunion held Saturday - June 28, 2014 at Pharsalia in Tyro, VA.
Massie descendants look over memorabilia during the family reunion held Saturday – June 28, 2014 at Pharsalia in Tyro, VA.
Where'd Jess Massie go? ...There she is! Hiding under a table during the Major Thomas Massie Family Reunion held Saturday - June 28, 2014 at Pharsalia in Tyro, VA.
Where’d Jess Massie go? …There she is! Hiding under a table during the Major Thomas Massie Family Reunion held Saturday – June 28, 2014 at Pharsalia in Tyro, VA.
Generations of Major Thomas Massie share stories over fresh fruit and snacks during the huge family reunion held Saturday - June 28, 2014 at Pharsalia in Tyro, VA.
Generations of Major Thomas Massie share stories over fresh fruit and snacks during the huge family reunion held Saturday – June 28, 2014 at Pharsalia in Tyro, VA.
Dozens upon dozens of generations of the late Major Thomas Massie pose for another group photo on the front lawn of Pharsalia, Saturday - June 28, 2014 in Tyro, VA.
Dozens upon dozens of generations of the late Major Thomas Massie pose for another group photo on the front lawn of Pharsalia, Saturday – June 28, 2014 in Tyro, VA.

The reunion was one of several events being held this year to commemorate the 200 year anniversary of the plantation located in Southwestern Nelson County, Virginia.

See more of the events planned for later this year by clicking here.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Hi,
    I am a Thomas Massie decedent and would like to attend the next Massie family reunion. My mother was Henrietta Murray Massie Williams. She grew up on Three Springs farm in Nelson county. My grandfater was Withers Massie son of Patrick Cabell Massie. Patrick Massie was the son of Thomas Massie and Sally Carrington Cabell. My current address is 3220 Eastbury Lane, Charles City, Va. 23030. I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Virginia

  2. hi i am a decedent of THOMAS MASSIE. i was wondering if anyone does familysearch. it is a free family tree where i can possibly connect our tree. thank u very much

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